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ATEX certification

Danish Technological Institute’s department Certification & Inspection is an independent accredited inspection body in Denmark (Notified Body - ExNB) for non-electrical material (Notified Body nr. 0396) and is authorised to issue ATEX certificates on material/equipment to be used in potentially explosive atmospheres (Ex atmospheres).

The below ATEX certificates are to be issued by an Danish Techological Institute for ATEX:


  • EU Type Examination Certificate – in conformity with Appendix III 
  • EU Unit Verification Certificate – in conformity with Appendix IX
  • EU Component Certificate (U) (requires recertification prior to installation)
  • Productions Quality Assurance Notification – PQAN in conformity with Appendix IV or VII.

See further certification procedure, ATEX guideline, §8.

The certification – type testing - is carried out in conformity with the requirements in Directive 2014/34/EU Appendix III. Documentation to be submitted for assessing the product’s compliance with the requirements: 


  • Manufacturer’s name and address and information about production sites
  • Description of type and model key, if any
  • ATEX product marking
  • Construction and manufacturing drawings and outlines of components, sub-assemblies, circuits etc. with necessary explanatory descriptions
  • List of standards which have been wholly or partly applied
  • Risk assessment with description of measures taken to meet the requirements
  • Test reports
  • Manual
  • Declaration of conformity

When is certification required from the Notified body/Authorised body?

Read more about the ATEX directive